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The Sister Study

Physical Activity and Stroke

Do different types of physical activity affect your health in different ways?

In addition to breast and other cancers, Sister Study researchers are interested in studying risk factors for cardiovascular disease. We recently published a study showing that while higher leisure-time physical activity levels are associated with reduced risk of stroke and transient ischemic attacks, higher levels of occupational physical activity may be associated with an increased risk of experiencing these events.

Read more about it here:
Occupational and leisure-time physical activity differentially predict 6-year incidence of stroke and transient ischemic attack in women. exit disclaimer

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